There’s something about lace that just feels right. Lace is perpetually feminine, but it can also be styled to have an edginess to it. Whether you just want to show a hint of lace, or go full-blown femme fatale, this universally sensual fabric flatters everyone.

Say you want to bring a certain je ne sais quoi to your wardrobe, but you’re not sure where to begin, let lace be your answer.

To kick things off, every woman should have a little black lace dress. A classic lbd will always remain a wardrobe staple, but it’s 2018, so let’s take this notion up a few notches by incorporating a whole lot of lace into the look.

For Love & Lemons knows a thing or two about lacy little items, so naturally their long sleeve ruffle and lace Daphne dress comes through strong.


This dress is so beautiful that you should also grab it in red. Although the same exact dress, the bordeaux version is so strikingly unique, it stands out as a separate dress all on its own.

And, what pairs perfectly with lace? Leather. Invest in a great pair of leather pants, or leggings, and let them serve as the foundation for your outfit.

leather pants

This long sleeved lace blouse by Theory is an excellent way to balance out the leather and lace look. It’s not too tight, it has a beautifully detailed neckline, and it comes with a proportionate camisole underneath. Theory basically took all the guesswork out of this top with its high neckline and long decorative sleeves, there’s no need for jewelry.

Theory Long sleeved lace blouse

If you are looking for a more casual approach to this trend, pair your leather bottoms with this Chloé oversized white cardigan, featuring lace appliqué on its sleeves. Because it has a baggy feel to it, your look will come across as more subdued.

Chloé oversized white cardigan

And believe it or not, lace actually goes along with the grunge vibe very well. McQ by Alexander McQueen put out this lace slip style dress, and it exudes a cool-girl-chic, too cool for school demeanor.

slip style

Basically, lace is here to stay. It doesn’t matter what your sense of style looks like, you are absolutely able to incorporate lace into your wardrobe, in more ways than one. Whether you want to ooze with sex appeal, go the demure route, or even wear it in the boardroom, lace is an option that you should seriously consider.

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